10 migrants drown off Libyan coast

Italian navy says 10 migrants dies on Friday after their dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya

Italian sailors have recovered 10 bodies of migrants after their rubber dinghy capsized and sank off the Libyan coast, Italy's navy said Saturday.

Thirty-nine migrants were rescued after the vessel sank Friday afternoon some 40 nautical miles from the Libyan coast, the navy said.

Meanwhile, around 800 mogrants were rescued by a number of commercial vessels which are heading towards Sicily.

 

 

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